One time-consuming step in embedded software development is gathering and breaking down requirements. However, without this critical step, your product direction may be unclear and could result in miscommunication and inefficiency. The later you perform rework in the development cycle, the more time and money you lose.
Avoid costly rework with some strategic organization. Learn how to define a well-structured taxonomy of requirements to help ensure your requirements capture and breakdown is considered from all necessary perspectives, and that no critical elements are skipped.